he/she/it again

Subject: he/she/it again
From: David Ibbetson <ibbetson -at- IDIRECT -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 19 Dec 1995 13:25:50 -0500

A UK 'Interpretation Act' dated c. 1805 says in part "Unless the context
requires otherwise the singular includes the plural, masculine includes
feminine, months are calendar months ...'

By a recent decision Canada's Federal Government requires the use of they,
etc with singular verbs in otherwise sexist documents.

But nobody does anything special for lefties!!!

David (idiot boy) Ibbetson
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